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ZIP Code 17946

Primary City:Lost Creek, PA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Schuylkill County
Timezone: Eastern (6:25am)
Coordinates:40.801, -76.248
ZIP (~1000 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17946

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17946. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 17946. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17946, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Lost Creek, PA
Unacceptable:
Raven Run

Stats and Demographics for the 17946 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17946 is located in east Pennsylvania and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 17946 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17946 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 263
Population Density 138 people per sq mi
Housing Units 160
Median Home Value $29,200
Land Area 1.91 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 114
Median Household Income $15,469

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 51


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56410
5-95712
10-148513
15-198412
20-2410717
25-2911415
30-346612
35-398614
40-44131124
45-497613
50-5410717
55-5971623
60-64111021
65-698715
70-7451116
75-797310
80-845611
85 Plus538

Gender

 Male 140 53%
 Female 123 47%
Gender

Race

 White 249 94.7%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.4%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 6 2.3%
 Two Or More Races 7 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24000
25-3410010
35-4415116
45-5416117
55-6427027
65-7419120
75-8417017
85 Plus707

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 40 35%
 Single Guardian 24 21%
 Singles 44 39%
 Singles With Roommate 6 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 90 79%
 Households with Kids 24 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1011
2123
3404
4101
5213
6011
7101
8123
9134
10101
11213
12314
13235
14000
15134
16213
17101
18202
19202
20112

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17946 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 17946 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 17946 real estate data, the median home value of $29,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 17946 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 17946 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17946 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 263 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 9 6%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 102 64%
 Renter Occupied Households 3 2%
 Households Vacant 46 29%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 41%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 19 41%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 8 100%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $15,469 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 17946 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 0 0%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 0 0%
 No Earnings 204 100%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 0 0%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 0 0%
 No Earnings 204 100%
Source of Earnings

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 14 21%
 High School Graduate 32 47%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 22 32%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 11 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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